LEAP - Rio Blanco County Department of Social Services

Rio Blanco County Department of Social Services

 
Data Provided By
United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 - UWLC
General Information
Description of ServiceHelps qualifying low-income households cover part of their winter home heating costs from November 1st - April 30th. Once benefits are approved, LEAP can provide a financial credit directly to the heat supplier, or it can place the credit on a QUEST card to pay for a heating source such as wood, coal, propane, or for heat billed on a shared meter. Jefferson County's LEAP program is administered by Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado.
LocationRio Blanco County
Geographical AreaRio Blanco County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureFor clients who received LEAP last year and have not moved, an application packet will be mailed to their address by November 1st. Otherwise, visit the website to download an application. Mail, fax, or email a completed application and identification paperwork to Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado, which administers the LEAP program. Call Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado's LEAP (HEAT-HELP) line for more information.
Intake RequirementsClients must provide copies of the following:
- Most recent utility bill OR rent receipt if heat is included in your rent
- Proof of all household income (pay stubs, award letters, loans, etc.)
- Valid Photo ID

Valid forms of identification include:
- Colorado Driver’s License or Colorado ID card
- US Military or Dependent ID card
- US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner card
- Native American Tribal document
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Language Line Available
EligibilityResidents of Rio Blanco County must meet the following guidelines:
- The household must contain at least one member who is a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.
- Pay their own heating costs or have heating costs included in their rent.
- Meet gross monthly household income guidelines.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Administrative Hours)
Specific Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Walk-In Hours)
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 1-866-432-8435 (1-866-HEAT-HELP)
Physical Site Address 1 345 Market St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Meeker, CO 81641
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 39200
Mailing City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80949
Main Phone 1-866-432-8435 (1-866-HEAT-HELP)
Other Phone (719) 442-0007 (Discover Goodwill)
Fax 1-855-830-3483 (LEAP/Discover Goodwill)
Service Location Email LEAPHELP@Discovermygoodwill.org
Web Address www.colorado.gov/cdhs/LEAP
 
Additional Information
SourceUWLC
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Rio Blanco County Department of Social Services
Affiliated Program: Rio Blanco County Department of Social Services
This Service: LEAP - Rio Blanco County Department of Social Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Heating Fuel Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-300)